Charles Edouard Armand-Dumaresq

(French, 1826-1895)

Charles Edouard Armand-Dumaresq, a student of the well-known French painter and teacher Thomas Couture (1815-1879), became interested in painting subjects from American history while on a mission to the United States, where the French minister of education had sent him in 1870 to study American methods of higher education in art.